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bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Oh boy! Josh and Chuck have another list of the best articles they read this week, just for you and your spongy brain. Read more ›

bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Oh boy! Josh and Chuck have another list of the best articles they read this week, just for you and your spongy brain. Read more ›

bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Each week Josh and Chuck read a ton of stuff. Here is the best of the bunch for your enjoyment. Read more ›

The Jonestown Cult Drank the Flavor-Aid

It is not all that often that women from Indiana I’ve never met change my mind about things, so I thought this warranted writing down. Such was the case with Patricia Barbera-Brown, a South Bend woman I at first took

Microlending Exploitation Blamed for Ritual Honor Suicides

The spirit of Muhammad Yunus is taking yet another beating. Chuck and I have written in defense of the concept and practice of microlending before, despite its flaws; chiefly, that there are inscrupulous microfinance companies that take advantage of the

The Death of a Census Taker

A guy named Bill Sparkman was looking for extra money when he took a job as a part-time census taker (called an enumerator, Chuck and I recently learned). It turns out that he was looking for a bit more than

Is it worth the hassle to milk suicidal cows after they’ve plunged hundreds of feet to their deaths?

There’s something so peaceful about the image of a 2,000-pound dairy cow full of milk falling silently through the air between its leap from a cliff until the moment of impact on the rocks hundreds of feet below the precipice.

Risking My Life to Bring You A Better Version of a Post on Internet Flaming

Yeah, man, I’ve been hitting the tech stuff pretty hard lately, between this post and yesterday’s. Despite finding the severed head of a Jellofox on my desk this morning — a warning, I suspect, from J-Strick and Pollette to watch

Army Recruiters are Killing Themselves — Literally

I read a very sad story today from Time Magazine about the alarming suicide rate of U.S. Army recruiters. The United States is in the longest running war waged by an all-volunteer Army in history. Early on, patriotism in the

BREAKING NEWS: Naked Man Rescued After Niagara Falls Plunge

This just in — an American man believed to be between 35 and 40 years old was rescued from the frigid waters below Niagara Falls at 2:15 pm today. And he was naked. The man allegedly took the plunge into

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